Water Pre-Approved Plans


All details generated by the City of Kirkland's Public Works Department are representations of current standards. Discrepancies may occur and feedback is welcome, as we are always trying to improve the quality of our details. Please check with the Public Works Department to see which details are applicable to your project. 


View Water Index, Plan Notes, and Construction Criteria

View Water Policies

  • W-1(PDF, 135KB)   Additional Water Service Requirements - Accessory Dwelling Units
  • W-2(PDF, 137KB)   Irrigation Specifications for City Maintained Systems
  • W-3   REMOVED - this policy was removed in Nov 2023.  A future water policy will take the place of this.
  • W-4(PDF, 248KB)   Department of Health Construction Completion Report Form
  • W-5(PDF, 104KB)   New Water System Documentation


View Water Pre-Approved Plans

The following details were created and are maintained in AutoCAD.  They are presented in .pdf format for viewing and can be inserted into AutoCAD.


Water & Sewer Spacing and Clearance CK-W.01(PDF, 18KB)
Concrete Thrust Blocking CK-W.02(PDF, 77KB)
Vertical Thrust Blocking CK-W.03(PDF, 30KB)
Concrete Slope Anchor Detail CK-W.04(PDF, 29KB)
Water Valve Extension CK-W.05(PDF, 20KB)
Tapping Tees CK-W.06(PDF, 22KB)
Casing Installation CK-W.07(PDF, 25KB)
1" Air & Vacuum Release Valve Assembly CK-W.08(PDF, 71KB)
2" Air & Vacuum Release Assembly CK-W.09(PDF, 158KB)
Filling New Water Mains CK-W.10(PDF, 28KB)
2" Blow-Off Assembly CK-W.11(PDF, 21KB)
Typical Irrigation Configuration CK-W.12(PDF, 12KB)
Hydrant Protection & Valve Marker Post CK-W.13(PDF, 24KB)
Fire Hydrant Assembly CK-W.14(PDF, 41KB)
Offset Hydrant Location CK-W.15(PDF, 19KB)
Hydrant Location in Cut or Fill CK-W.16(PDF, 12KB)
Water Meter Placement Details CK-W.17(PDF, 123KB)
3/4" & 1" Water Meter Service Installation CK-W.18(PDF, 30KB)
1-1/2" to 2" Water Meter Service Installation CK-W.19(PDF, 29KB)
3" & 4" Water Meter Service Installation CK-W.20(PDF, 95KB)
3/4" & 1" Water Meter Box Placed in Planter CK-W.21(PDF, 17KB)
1-1/2" & 2" Water Meter Box Placed in Planter CK-W.22(PDF, 16KB)
3/4" & 1" Water Meter Box Placed in Sidewalk/Driveway CK-W.23(PDF, 22KB)
AC Water Main Crossing CK-W.24(PDF, 122KB)
1-1/2" & 2" Water Meter Box Placed in Sidewalk/Driveway CK-W.25(PDF, 18KB)
Double Check Valve Assembly CK-W.26(PDF, 21KB)
Soft-Seated Check Valve Assembly CK-W.27(PDF, 28KB)
Reduced Pressure Principal Assembly CK-W.28(PDF, 39KB)
Individual Pressure Reducing Valve Assembly - Residential CK-W.29(PDF, 20KB)
Individual Pressure Reducing Valve Assembly - Multi-Family & Commercial CK-W.30(PDF, 24KB)
Individual Pressure Reducing Valve Assembly With Pressure Relief- Multi-Family & Commercial CK-W.31(PDF, 33KB)
Fire Protection Sprinkler Assembly CK-W.32(PDF, 14KB)
2" Manifold for 4 to 6 Services CK-W.33(PDF, 87KB)
Water Trench Detail CK-W.34(PDF, 15KB)
Water Valve Box CK-W.35(PDF, 15KB)